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Household Transport in 2001: some Scottish Household Survey results

Descriptionprovides information about the transport facilities available to private households (e.g. cars, and bus services) and about some travel by household members (e.g. to school and work)
ISBN0 7559 3494 6
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateDecember 17, 2002

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Statistical Bulletin Trn/2002/6:
Household Transport in 2001: some Scottish Household Survey results

A Scottish Executive National Statistics Publication

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Contents

1. Main points
2. Background
3. Cars, motor vehicles, and buses
4. Driving licences and frequency of driving - people aged 17 or over
5. Walking and cycling - adults (16+)
6. Travel in the evenings - frequency of travel and perceptions of safety from crime
7. Travel to work - employed adults (16+)
8. People who usually travel to work by car or van - employed adults (16+)
9. Travel to school - pupils in full-time education at school
10. Adults (16+) with limited mobility, and with Orange or Blue Badges

Tables

Table 1

Households - cars available for private use, with motor vehicles available for private use, with a bus stop nearby, and with a frequent bus service: 2001

Table 2

Households with reported expenditure on fuel for motor vehicles in the previous month: 2001

Table 3

People aged 17 and over - those who hold a full driving licence 1: 2001

Table 4

People aged 17 and over - frequency of driving: 2001

Table 5

Adults (16+) - frequency of walking in the previous seven days 1: 2001

Table 6

Adults (16+) - frequency of cycling in the previous seven days 1: 2001

Table 7

Adults (16+) - frequency of travel in the evenings 1: 2001

Table 8

Adults (16+) - how safe they felt, or would feel, from crime walking in the local neighbourhood in the evenings: 2001

Table 9

Adults (16+) - how safe they felt, or would feel, from crime travelling in the evenings: 2001

Table 10

Employed 1 adults (16+) - place of work: 2001

Table 11

Employed 1 adults (16+) not working from home - usual method of travel to work 2: 2001

Table 12

Employed 1 adults (16+) not working from home, who usually travel to work by car/van by foot or by bus - reasons for using that means of transport #*: July 1999 to December 2001 interviews only

Table 13

Employed 1 adults (16+) not working from home, who usually travel to work by car/van - could they use public transport, whose vehicle is used, where it is parked: 1999 to 2001

Table 14

Car/van commuters who said they could use public transport - main reasons for not doing so 1: July 1999 to December 2001

Table 15

Car/van commuters who said they could not use public transport - main reasons why they cannot 1: July 1999 to December 2001

Table 16

Pupils in full-time education at school - usual method of travel to school 1: 2001

Table 17

Pupils in full time education at school - reasons for using each of the main methods of travel to school #: July 1999 to December 2001

Table 18

Pupils in full time education at school, who usually travel to school by car/van - could they use public transport, reasons why they do not and reasons why they cannot #: July 1999 to December 2001

Table 19

Adults (16+) - with limited mobility 1, and with Orange / Blue Badges 2 : 2001

Table 20

"95% confidence limits" for estimates which are based on SHS sub-samples of various sizes

e.g. an estimate of 55% which is based on a sample of 800
(I.e. the n corresponding to "100%" is 800)
has 95% confidence limits of 55% +/- 3.8%-points (i.e. 51.2% to 58.8%)

Section A: Notes and Definitions
Section B: The Scottish Household Survey
Annex 1: Topics covered by the SHS
Annex 2: SHS Transport-related topics analysed in SHS bulletins

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